The Curtis Mayflower

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The Curtis Mayflower gives playlist of genre-defying tunes (BDCwire)

(via: bdcwire.com) By Perry Eaton   Their name is an obvious nod to a late soul legend whose spirit lives on after death; their music is proof. Local quintet The Curtis Mayflower, which consists of session players who have worked and toured with the likes of Levon Helm, Booker T Jones, and Jim Carroll, is only about a year old, but has already released a live EP, and more recently, a debut...

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Twangville on EBIUA

(via twangville.com) This is a heavy album that, while often dark and gloomy, is somehow incredibly energizing. What is particularly impressive is that this album arrives immaculately fully-fashioned from a group that just formed last year. And did I mention that most of their songs were written in the moment, essentially improvised? These guys ain’t messing around, they came to play. “Crawl No...

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Scene Point Blank [review]

The Curtis Mayflower Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack  via: (www.scenepointblank.com) The first studio release from The Curtis Mayflower titled Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack is a combination of talent, great songwriting, and beautiful haunting melodies. This is what happens when you take five of the best musicians from the Central Massachusetts area and send them up to an old...

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Baby You’re A Star: The Curtis Mayflower | Dirty Impound

Baby You’re A Star: The Curtis Mayflower | Dirty Impound

(via: www.dirtyimpound.com) What makes you tick, darling? What makes you sick, darling? Clockwork hearts have broken parts but there’s a fix, darling. Feel can’t be manufactured. A lot of other stuff can be faked or Pro-Tooled these days but feel, the essential intangible to really good music, only occurs naturally. It’s the thing that makes one’s hair stand up long before one understands why....

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Photos | The Curtis Mayflower + The Silks @ Beatnik’s

(via: www.musicsavage.com) This past Saturday — January 25th, 2014 if you’re reading this at some point in the distant future — the world officially received one hell of an album. After a year of build up, The Curtis Mayflower finally let go of “Everything Beautiful is Under Attack” and watched as it spread across a packed room at Beatnik’s in Worcester. I realize “you can’t judge a book by it’s...

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Telegram.com on EBIUA

Telegram.com on EBIUA

(via www.telegram.com) Perhaps it’s best to start at the end, amid freezing cold hell fire and an unexpected sense of freedom, a razed battlefield of love where everyone ends up paying a price and the Devil inevitably gets his due. This is the note on which local supergroup The Curtis Mayflower ends its new album, “Everything Beautiful is Under Attack,” which the band will be...

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Twangville 2014 Release Preview

Twangville 2014 Release Preview

What’s not to like about a band that draws its name from the late, great Curtis Mayfield? These guys do the master proud with a collection of songs that are dark, brooding and full of soul. They’ve been generating quite a bit of buzz and their debut release more than lives up to the hype....

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2013 | Steve’s Top 12 (?) Albums of the Year @ Music Savage

BONUS ROUND: (via www.musicsavage.com/2013/12/2013-steves-top-albums-of-the-year/) THE CURTIS MAYFLOWER – EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS UNDER ATTACK Each year, I’m lucky enough to hear a handful of albums before they actually get released to the public. This album was one of those for me in 2013. And it’s worked it’s way into my daily routine. Anytime you end up singing a song the minute you get out...

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Worcester Magazine “Everything Beautiful”

Worcester Magazine “Everything Beautiful”

Written by Matt Robert  ·  12/19/2013 Photos: Steven King The January 2014 release of The Curtis Mayflower’s debut CD, “Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack,” will set a high mark early in the year for best CD, one which will undoubtedly raise the stakes by which area bands play. The Curtis Mayflower is the combined result of decades of individual work and commitment and an unlikely scene in an...

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Music Savage Previews Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack

Music Savage Previews Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack

Ryan Doyon at Music Savage got a sneak preview of the new album and here’s what he had to say. via: www.musicsavage.com The good news is that The Curtis Mayflower are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming, Kickstarter-funded, debut album Everything Beautiful is Under Attack. The great news is that the fundraising goal has been met. The even better news is that these hard working...

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Rock And Reprise [album review]

Rock And Reprise [album review]

THE CURTIS MAYFLOWER Everything Beautiful Is Under Attack via: http://rockandreprise.net/curtismayflower.html I hesitate to use “seventies” anywhere in this review because I am finding that readers have forgotten how to or never learned how to read. When they see such a keyword, they either zone out or stop reading, much as I do whenever I read the word “disco”, unless it relates to ridding the...

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Artocity on The Curtis Mayflower

Artocity on The Curtis Mayflower

Great turnout for the The Curtis Mayflower – Beatnik’s – Friday, July 12 show. Started with the new ‘single’ Clockwork Hearts & did a complete set of original rock which had the crowd grooving & dancing & engaged till the last note. Great to see the evolution of a pickup improv band to a well rehearsed tight rock group. Looking forward to the CD release !! Read more and check out the...

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